Manufacturing Engineer 4 in Island Lake, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 9/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is looking for an Manufacturing Engineer 4 to work onsite with our customer in Island Lake, IL in a contingent position forecasted for 12 months. 

  • Designing, developing and selecting most effective and efficient tools and methods to produce quality products.
    • Managing the manufacturing / assembly New Product Introduction (NPI) process to ensure that engineering drawings are processed on time for NPI build.
    • Launching and managing manufacturing/ assembly projects to ensure efficient and cost-effective systems and processes.
    • Assisting in manufacturing capability and capacity analyses.
    • Coordinating the analysis, selection, purchase and implementation of machine tools, controls and related equipment to ensure the right technology is being used to increase efficiency and economy of operations.
    • Assisting in developing department capital and expense budgets.
    • Utilizing lean and 6 Sigma methodologies and tools, VSM analyses and others to evaluate technical issues and identify opportunities for improvement of processing, work holding, tooling, NC programs, and others.
    • Evaluating facility layout and workflow to efficiently utilize manpower, equipment and space. Analyzing work balance and manufacturing group technology cells.
    • Designing, developing and implementing the integration of manufacturing software and systems including factory control software, scheduling techniques, simulation and systems application.
    • Assisting with process audits and certifications.
    • Engaging in creative problem solving to address operational issues including: ergonomic/ safety, efficiency improvements, process bottlenecks, quality concerns.
    • Working with cross-functional teams, business partners and suppliers to develop, analyze and execute manufacturing projects, solve technical issues and meet manufacturing commitments.
    • Providing manufacturing technical support in manufacturing processing, quality and control.
    • Developing training programs and providing training to processors, machine operators and assemblers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing/industrial engineering or related area.
  • Strong candidates should have experience identifying opportunities for cost reduction and process improvement.
  • Prior experience managing and/or executing manufacturing projects, analyzing data and cost for projects.
  • Experience in New Product Introduction and Capital is desired.
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing concepts with emphasis in machining
  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Project Management
  • Understanding of CAM Programming and CAD design for manufacturing
  • Creo experience desired

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt. No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

This position is subject to US Export Controls. Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident. 

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer